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UNCONVENTIONAL SENIOR ARCHITECT

Camden, £45k-£50k

Established in 1991, this is a practice that those who truly relish modern, inventive architecture will undoubtedly know well. For the right person, this role offers the opportunity to work alongside highly motivated design consultants, colleagues, and clients on ambitious and high-quality architectural commissions within the residential and civic sectors.


The studio is seeking a Senior Architect with 5 years post Part II experience running medium to large scale projects. You will be responsible for leading to the day-to-day coordination of the design consultants and take responsibility for positive communication with stakeholders and client groups. You should have demonstrable experience overseeing a small team of architects and assistants with excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Delivering complex multi-sector projects

  • Co-ordinating design teams ensuring timely deliver of work stages

  • Communicating with engaged and ambitious client groups

  • Leading and overseeing an internal team

  • Developing strong integrated designs from concept to detailed design

  • Managing planning and tender design submissions

  • Preparing detail packages

  • Liaising with contractors and undertaking site inspections under a range of contracts

Skills Required

  • Exceptional design ability and technical knowledge

  • Interpersonal and team buildings skills

  • Strong communicator with excellent verbal presentation skills

  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Suites

  • Proficiency in Vectorworks and Revit is advantageous but not essential

This particular role is not project specific and so you will have the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects, selected to best match your interests and skills. The practice boasts a broad range of high-quality projects from masterplanning to schools, health centres, community buildings, group housing, private residences, exhibitions, furniture and bandstands. Tying all together, their style is reflected in their approach, always putting a strong emphasis on the inventive use of building materials, the qualities of light and the relationship between the buildings and its surroundings.


The studio describes the practice of architecture as a range of linked activities - design of buildings, fittings and furniture, making buildings, installations and models, connecting speculation and practice, lecturing and writing about architecture, collaborations with craftsmen, artists and consultants. Using an extraordinary range of materials, they inventively combine traditional and new construction techniques and always place equal weight on performance and aesthetic propositions.


The studio offers a collaborative, stimulating and inspiring working environment, with a regular CPD schedule throughout the year, design review sessions, and the opportunity to work on prestigious projects in the UK and worldwide, ensuring and extensive and diverse career experience. They actively support the professional development of their medium sized team, and seek to provide flexible working arrangements to suit personal commitments.


To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV and Sample Portfolio to hello@fatrecruitment.co.uk. To find out more about this opportunity or for a confidential chat to discuss any other roles, please call us directly on 0208 282 8814, we would be delighted to speak with you.

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